Turkmenistan

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 442,082
  • % of total
  • 7.6%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 1,253,426
  • % of total
  • 21.4%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • Upper middle income

Data on social pensions

Social Allowance

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Social Allowance
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1990

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2014

Eligibility criteria

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2014

Adequacy

  • Monthly benefit (local currency)
  • 127.4 Manat
  • US$
  • 36
  • % of GDP per capita
  • 5.8%
  • $ PPP
  • 74.1
  • % of $1.90 poverty line (PPP)
  • 128%
  • Local amount detailed/other benefits
  • 70% of the basic amount is paid monthly. The basic amount is 182 manat a month.
  • References and notes

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